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Monday, April 16

Missed the Awards

What?! I missed the Food Network Awards, you ask?

Well... yes I did. I was on an aeroplane all day yesterday (which happens to be my same excuse for missing them when they were first taped).

I was in Seattle this past weekend. Needed to get a little pacific northwestness into me. Next stop is California. It's cold here on the east coast, you know.

ANYhow... perhaps it's better I avoid this show altogether? I've already missed out twice, so that's surely a sign.

In case you missed it (like me), here's a list of the winners:

Delicious Destination of the Year

A rising city with a fast-growing food scene

Portland, Oregon

Play With Your Food
Art with an edible twist

Jell-O Artist - Liz Hickok

"Hot" Chocolate

Andrew Shotts - Garrison Confections

Icy Innovations

Inroads in ice cream

MooBella Ice Cream (we had this at the Food Network Awards afterparty. It was yummy!)

Tasty Technology
Tomorrow's appliances for today's kitchens

PoliScience Anti-Griddle

Delectable Delivery of the Year
Not your grandmother's food-of-the-month club

Zingerman's: Z - Club

Super Market
Building a better grocery store

Wegmans Food Market, Inc.

Better Burger

Fast-food with character

Burgerville

Edible Entrepreneur of the Year

Passionate pursuit of bright ideas

Alicia Polak - Khaya Cookie Company

Viewer's Choice: Favorite Food Combo


Burger & Fries

Viewer's Choice: Best Ballpark Eats


Citizens Bank Park (Philadelphia)

Viewer's Choice: The Professional Grade Kitchen Appliance You Can't Live Without


Microwave

Viewers' Choice: Favorite Classic Read


Green Eggs & Ham

Viewers' Choice: Favorite Cool & Classic Cocktail

Margarita

Share Our Strength Humanitarian of the Year
Making the world a better place through food

Floyd Cardoz

Food Network Hall of Fame
A salute to a foodie personality

A salute to a Julia Child

Culinary Dream Come True


The Culinary Institute of America Scholarship and Food Network
Opportunity of a Lifetime

Matthew Finkel

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5 Comments:

At 4/16/2007 2:30 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

It was such a "snooze-ola" of a show. I thought it would be so much more entertaining. Instead, all of the presenters (except Paula and Alton) looked ill at ease and out of their element. ZZZZZZZZ.

 
At 4/16/2007 3:27 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree, it was awful. Painful to watch. You missed nothing worth noting.

 
At 4/16/2007 4:50 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's on again Thursday and Saturday.

 
At 4/16/2007 5:17 PM , Anonymous Sue said...

You didn't miss anything!!! I, on the other hand, sat there and actually watched the WHOLE THING!!! AAARRRRGGHHH!!!

www.foodnetworkmusings.blogspot.com

 
At 4/16/2007 7:23 PM , Blogger jacob said...

thanks for filling me in! I will still try to watch a bit and see what happens.

 

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